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Associate Data Engineer - Virtual/Remote

mPulse Mobile
Gaithersburg, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
The mission of the Data Science, Analytics, and Data Engineering team at mPulse is to uncover insights from data in order to help drive better patient engagement and health outcomes. We are looking at everything from tactical optimizations to broad level strategic direction that is grounded in data evidence and heavy analytical rigor. This requires a multidisciplinary blend of data science, behavioral science, and business strategy, all applied in tandem to discover key insights that lie hidden in our data sets. mPulse Mobile is looking for an Associate Data Engineer to help us scale and improve our analytical reporting solutions. In this role, you’ll be working within a team of experienced data engineers, analysts, and other team members across the company to plan, write, test, and deploy data pipelines using a combination of SQL, Python, and Apache Airflow.

Permanent Flexible Hybrid work schedule (remote), Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription drug coverage, 401K, 401K with company match, Life Insurance, Health Spending Account (HSA), Flex Spending Account (FSA), Paid holidays, Phone/Internet Stipend, Paid time off, Employee Referral Program, Community service programs

Company Mission and Highlights:  

mPulse Mobile is reimagining health engagement to inspire healthier lives and deeper relationships between healthcare organizations and their consumers. Healthcare’s leading Conversational AI platform combines with award-winning health education for the streaming age to deliver tailored digital health engagement that educates and activates healthcare consumers. With over a decade of experience, 150+ healthcare customers and nearly 1 billion conversations annually, mPulse Mobile has the data, the expertise and the solutions to drive healthy behavior change.


mPulse Mobile delivers wellbeing for the streaming age through a modern learning platform and cinematic content created with popular experts. Offering custom and licensable content solutions, mPulse Mobile helps health innovators reach more people and lower costs to serve and improve health outcomes. Combined, these solutions have a proven ability to reach and engage vital member populations with learning expertise and rich media health education experiences, enabling health innovators to deliver personalized conversational experiences in preferred member channels and streaming content formats.

  • Accountability – Take ownership. Execute with intent. Exceed client expectations.  

  • Recognition – Be positive. Encourage others. Celebrate success.  

  • Collaboration & Learning – Share what you know. Listen openly. Stay curious.  

  • Thrive – Cultivate well-being. Be inclusive. Find balance.  

  • Innovation – Inspire creative solutions. Activate consumers. Drive outcomes.  

  • Commitment – Work with purpose. Make an impact. Help us win. 

  • Enjoy Flexible PTO and flexible work hours  
  • Hybrid, remote-first working model with quarterly team meetings (travel paid by mPulse) 
  • Two office locations: Encino, CA and Minneapolis, MN  
  • mPulse Mobile covers 100% of employee only premiums for selected plans as well as 25% dependent coverage 
  • Full Vision and Dental - Dental and Vision individual premiums paid by mPulse as well as 25% dependent coverage 
  • 401K Program with a 4% match  
  • 3 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave  
  • Wellness and Work from Home stipend  
  • Virtual Happy Hours & events 
  • Weekly All-Hands meetings giving regular access to leadership 
  • Several team interest groups including: Diversity, Inclusion, & You committee, Culture Club, and mPulse Mobilize  
  • Laptop fitness station in LA Office  
  • Employee referral bonuses (up to $3000)
  • Ping pong conference table and Foosball  
  • Free snacks and drinks  

  • Design, test, deploy, monitor, and maintain your data pipelines using Apache Airflow 

  • Ensure each DAG follows best data engineering practices, such as inline comments, descriptive task names, and clear dependencies visualized through the DAG structure 

  • Use Python 3.5+ to dynamically generate required or optional tasks depending on certain business conditions 

  • Use PostgreSQL and Redshift SQL to write maintainable queries that deliver business value while safeguarding member data 

  • Use git to version control work and write pull requests on GitHub that describe your changes 

  • Collaborate closely with Account Managers, Solution Delivery Specialists, and other internal team members to gather analytical reporting business requirements 

  • Comfortable synthesizing technical ideas into digestible pieces of information through verbal and written communication 

  • Communicates effectively with tech and non-tech members and can deliver feedback to peers and their lead 

  • Able to break down the complex business processes and report via Tableau 

  • Provide time estimates for tasks and projects to internal and external team members 

4-year Bachelor of Science or BA Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent credentials/experience
Preferred experience using Apache Airflow
Experience with other tools orchestrating different components responsible for processing data in data pipelines is allowed as well
Experience with Python and SQL
Intense intellectual curiosity – strong desire to always be learning
Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving difficult problems
Self-awareness to communicate your own strengths and weaknesses
Willingness to listen, learn, and lend a hand to your teammates when needed
Ability to communicate status updates to internal and external team members
Experience in a corporate, start-up, or research environment
Experience in Airflow DAG creation, debugging and maintenance
Experience in PostgreSQL or Redshift SQL
Familiarity with data visualization (using tools like Tableau, Django, or Excel)
Familiarity with version control using git

Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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